Sean Patterson

Fresh’s Software Development Director with Full-Stack capabilities, Sean brings 20 years of experience to enterprise website and application development. He is fluent in a variety of technologies, from C# and .NET to PHP and Javascript, and has developed websites and applications for the likes of Microsoft and T-Mobile. A true sophisticated technical innovator, Sean simply enjoys writing great code behind our client’s vision.

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Team Fresh & Furious Completes Third RAGNAR Northwest Passage

This past weekend, we packed up two vans with six runners in each and headed up to the Canadian border to participate in a 200 mile relay over the course of 29 and a half hours. The course sent us up hills, down hills, winding through forests, stretching through open farmland, brushing against the shoreline,
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Culture

Fresh Running Tech

It’s been a couple of years, but I’m excited to be a part of Team Fresh again as we run the RAGNAR Northwest Passage next week! One of the things that helps us individually, and as a team, as we train are the variety of running tech at our disposal. I’m old enough to have started
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Expertise, Software

Optimizing Laravel Performance

Laravel is currently the most popular PHP framework for building a variety of sites and applications. Here at Fresh, we’ve built both complex Laravel API platforms and simple portals. The set of libraries and architecture that Laravel provides makes it easy to build amazing sites using well structured and “beautiful code” (their words exactly). Sometimes with frameworks
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Expertise, Software, Technology Architecture

Microsoft Azure: More than a Web Hosting Platform

Recently we launched a new site for a department within a global organization. At first glance, the site appears to be pretty simple. There is an archive of weekly calls within the department that contain a video, transcript, and a copy of the slides used during the call. Behind the scenes, however, there is a
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Uncategorized

Creating Custom Formatted Sitefinity Widgets

I’m moving fast and furious through the Telerik Sitefinity CMS platform as of late. One thing we’re looking to do is to provide “formatted layout widgets” that will allow our end users to add more complex elements to their pages that are formatted nicely. The resources are there in Sitefinity, there are just a couple
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Creating Reusable Text Snippets with Shortcodes in Sitefinity

One of the requests/challenges that I’ve come up against while working on a new project with Telerik’s Sitefinity CMS is providing a means of reusing text at a more granular level than what a typical shared content block provides. I needed to provide a way that was reusable, as well as easy for the end
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